March 18th 2023
A recent study indicated that lebrikizumab treatment for 16 weeks was effective for adolescents and adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.
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Halobetasol propionate foam approved for treatment of plaque psoriasis in teensSeptember 22nd 2021
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved halobetasol propionate foam, 0.05%, a potent topical corticosteroid, for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in adolescent patients.
Cellulitis-Adenitis From Late-Onset Group B Streptococcus InfectionFebruary 7th 2013
A 2-month-old infant had right submandibular swelling with inflammation and induration up to the nape of neck. Ultrasonography showed multiple enlarged lymph nodes with soft tissue swelling. Blood cultures grew Gram-positive cocci, which were identified as group B streptococci. Late-onset GBS infection is acquired from colonized household contacts.
Child Abuse and Ehlers-Danlos SyndromeNovember 13th 2012
A 6-month-old girl was brought to the ED with fever, cough, and irritability; she appeared well-hydrated. She was born prematurely and had a long, complicated stay in NICU, where she received CPR on 2 occasions. There was concern about lung "congestion." The ED physician made a diagnosis of pneumonia. Rib fractures were also noted, but there was no history of fractures at the time of discharge from the NICU.
Life-Threatening Fungal Infection Following a Motorcycle AccidentSeptember 18th 2012
The black, hard center represents an eschar. This type of morphology is almost always caused by a virulent organism-bacterial or fungal. Biopsy showed non-septate hyphae within the dermis, and a culture grew Mucor species (a saprophytic soil fungus).